Investigators are broadening their DNA searches beyond government databases and demanding genetic information from companies that do ancestry research for their customers.
Scientists have documented for the first time how competition among different malaria parasite strains in human hosts could influence the spread of drug resistance.
Residents of the remote equatorial islands of Melanesia share fragments of genetic code with two extinct human species. That's the key finding of a new study published March 17 in the journal Science.
Varnishes protect works of art and wooden instruments from environmental damage. However, until recently, little research had been carried out into the effects of varnish on the sound of violins. Empa researchers have now ...
Thousands of dead fish washed up on the banks of a polluted lake on Monday in India's southern technology hub of Bangalore.
New research from North Carolina State University demonstrates that experts can use data from air sampling technology to not only detect radiological releases, but to accurately quantify the magnitude and source of the release. ...
Australia's humpback whale population is increasing by more than 10 per cent a year, and University of Queensland researchers are going to extreme lengths to find out why.
A health check of beaches near Geraldton has revealed northern areas closer to the port are severely eroded while the southern beaches are quite stable.
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have provided the strongest evidence yet of the origin of atmospheric lead pollution in Greenland, after studying a peat bog on the southern tip of the island.
Tap water samples taken over the last two weeks have found 30 homes with high levels of lead in a northeastern Ohio village, state environmental regulators said.